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Positive start to week for markets on both sides of Atlantic

2 monthes ago   |   By Press and Journal

Financial markets on both sides of the Atlantic started the week in forward gear despite a weekend of violent protests in the world's largest economy.
The FTSE 100 rose 89.82 points, or nearly 1.5% to 6,166.42, France's Cac 40 lifted 1.43% and in the US the Dow Jones was 0.2% higher by the London market close. German's Dax index did not follow suit, however, falling 1.65%.
Experts said many investors took heart from China escaping more punitive measures from US president Donald Trump in response to its new security law in Hong Kong.
Spreadex analyst Connor Campbell said: “Once again...
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